Day 1: Arrival to Mexico City
Arrival to Mexico City where our staff will be waiting for you to take you to the comfort of your hotel.
Day 2: Mexico City Tour – Teotihuacan – National Museum of Anthropology (10 hours)
Mexico City is an impressive megapoli which shows Mexico´s unique combination of Indians, Mestizos, Creoles, and Europeans. This capital is a city full of mixed emotions, splendid colors, and spicy tastes. You will see: “The Zocalo”, the main national square, the ruins of the ancient Aztec city Tenochtitlan, and the National Palace. Also, will see murals by Mexico’s greatest artist, Diego Rivera. Those colorful murals represent Mexico’s pre-Columbian Indian history, the colonial period, and the Revolution. Visit the National Museum of Anthropology in Chapultepec Park and see the archaeological treasures of pre-Hispanic civilizations, including the Toltec, Mexica, Aztec, Zapotec, Mixtec, Olmec, and Maya. In addition, you will have the opportunity to admire the immense Aztec Calendar Stone. Then, we will go to the Mexico’s biggest archaeological site, the ancient Teotihuacan, located at about 80km far from Mexico City. Being the sixth largest city in the world in 400 A.D., Teotihuacan was mysteriously abandoned 300 years later but centuries before the Aztec occupation. Visit the Jaguar Palace and other temples. Wander around the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon and the Avenue of the Dead, flanked by beautiful temples and palaces. Return to hotel.
Day 3: Xochimilco – House-Museum of Frida Kahlo – House-Museum of Leon Trotsky
Xochimilco is a very picturesque zone in the south of the incredible Mexico City, where you can still see the floating islands known as Chinampas, made by the Aztecs, and well preserved since ancient days. There, you may enjoy a boat ride in the canals, typical food and the marvelous sounds of the traditional Mexican tunes played by the Mariachis and musicians who play the Marimba. Frida Kahlo, the most famous Mexican female artist owned an extraordinary, vivid and at the same time very contradictory personality. Frida`s artwork, full of pain and personal tragedy, belongs to the world heritage of the fine arts. Her house-museum used to be a cultural center that was visited by many creative people. Frida`s life, her marriage to Diego Rivera, personal items, and collections, the whole exposition of the museum is filled with the presence of this genius artist that was born and died in this house. Now is time to visit the House-Museum of Trotsky. Mexico opened its doors to Leon Trotsky and Natalia Sedova in January 1937. Diego Rivera got the approval for Trotsky`s arrival from the then Mexican President Lazaro Cárdenas. In this house where Trotsky spent the last 2 years of his life you can see personal items of this legendary revolutionary, his letters, and lasts works. He and his wife, Natalia Sedova, were buried there. Back to the hotel.
Day 4: Mexico – Queretaro – Morelia
From Mexico City we will take you to the interesting and beautiful Queretaro for a sightseeing tour in the city. This UNESCO´s protected city is directly associated with the history of the Mexican Independence. This city survived wars, epidemics, and occupations. Also, was witness of the triumph of the declaration of independence. In this emblematic place two of the national constitutions were signed. Today, this city that used to be cradle of the war for independence, is a modern center of culture and arts. Arrival in Morelia, check-in at the hotel.
Day 5: Morelia – Guadalajara
Today, we will visit one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico, Morelia. It is a place located in the state of Michoacan, known for its splendid colonial architecture and main role in the battle for independence. Birthplace of national heroes such as Jose Maria Morelos, Agustin de Iturbide, some Mexican presidents, famous poets, and composers among others. In 1991, the city was declared a UNESCO´s World Heritage Site. Transfer to Guadalajara city, the capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco. Check in at the hotel.
Day 6: Guadalajara – Tlaquepaque – Tequila – Puerto Vallarta
The Mexican state of Jalisco with its capital, the beautiful city of Guadalajara, worldwide known as the birthplace of the Tequila, the Mariachis and the Charros is considered as the heart of Mexico. Guadalajara is recognized like one of the most important political, economic, social, cultural and tourist centers in Mexico. It´s also known as “La Perla Tapatia”, “La Perla de Occidente” and “La Ciudad de las Rosas”. Offers excellent national cuisine, traditions and, is the most musical city of Mexico and Mariachi bands are an integral part of its life. Jalisco is the home of the tequila, and you will visit one of the main tequila factories, “Casa Herradura”, an old hacienda that keep its traditions since pre-Hispanic times. You will hear the story of this legendary drink and will find out about field cultivation of the blue agave. You will walk the cozy little streets of Tequila, a town which its name decided the fate of these lands. Transfer to the Pacific Coast and arrival in Puerto Vallarta to check-in in the hotel.